Ransomware – Give Me Back My Files!

Employee Relations Law Journal Autumn 2016

Adam C. Solander, a Member of the Firm in the Health Care and Life Sciences practice, in the firm’s Washington, DC, office, Adam S. Forman, a Member of the Firm in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice, in the firm’s Detroit and Chicago offices, and Nathaniel M. Glasser, a Member of the Firm in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice, in the firm’s Washington, DC, office, co-authored an article in the Employee Relations Law Journal, titled “Ransomware – Give Me Back My Files!”

Following is an excerpt:

Ransomware attacks, in which a cybercriminal unleashes malware on a company’s computing infrastructure and blackmails the company for access to its own systems, is on the rise. This article explains ransomware’s impact on the health care industry and what businesses can do in the face of an attack.